Agnes Anne HAIRSTON

HAIRSTON.org ID#35, b. about 1772, d. January 1810
Father*Capt. Robert HAIRSTON1 b. a 1719, d. b 2 Jun 1791
Mother*Ruth STOVALL b. a 1731, d. 3 Mar 1808
Birth*Agnes Anne HAIRSTON was born about 1772 in Berry Hill, Pittsylvania, Virginia
She was the daughter of Capt. Robert HAIRSTON and Ruth STOVALL.1 
WillIn Capt. Robert HAIRSTON's will dated 26 May 1790 in Franklin County, Virginia, Agnes Anne HAIRSTON.1,2 was named as an heir; It is interesting to note that Robert lists his sons, granddaughters and all but two daughters as "My". However, he lists daughters Martha Hunter and Jenny Rentfro as "her daughters", indicating his wife Ruth. Is it possible they are from another marriage?
PDF transcript of 1790 will attached -->
Marriage*She married John WOODS, son of Robert WOODS and Elizabeth MIDDLETON, on 12 October 1792 in Franklin County, Virginia.3,4,5 
Death*Agnes Anne HAIRSTON died in January 1810;


HAIRSTON FAMILY BIBLE.4 

Family

John WOODS b. a 1768, d. a 1811
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S121] Will of Robert Hairston 26 May 1790, Franklin County, Virginia Will Book #1, page 70-71. Inventory & Appraisel record Feb 1793. Will Book No. 1, pages 85-87, 1786-1812 (Reel 18). Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  2. [S3131] Salmon, John S, and Emily J. Salmon. Franklin County, Virginia, 1786-1986: A Bicentennial History. Rocky Mount, Va: Franklin County Bicentennial Commission, 1993. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  3. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S143] Hairston Family, Bible - Robert Hairston 1755-1844. The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, together with the Apocrypha: Translated Out of the Originial Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.... Philadelphia, Printed and Published by M. Carey, 1817.; State Archives North Carolina 400.1.1.982,.
  5. [S152] Virginia Marriages 1660-1800, Jordan Dodd, (n.pub.).
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